This program provides students with a basic social science framework and perspective for pursuing a career in human services. The program also provides currently employed human services workers the opportunity to upgrade their skills.
Persons interested in this program should enjoy working with people. They should possess good verbal and oral communications and problem solving skills and have a positive attitude about themselves and others.
Graduates are qualified for positions as alcoholism education counselors, directors of GED (General Education Development) tutoring programs.house parents, nursing home activity directors, case workers.corrections officers, vocational rehabilitation workers, and teacher's aides for exceptional children and personnel assistants. These positions are available in the areas of social welfare, mental health, juvenile and adult correction, geriatrics, education, counseling, and related fields in business and industry.